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triple bombing in india. at least 20 people are dead and more than 100 hurt in explosions that rocked three busy areas of india's financial capital minutes apart. the sound was absolutely deafening, and he feared the panic would cause a stampede. the home minister is appealing for calm in a city that still bears the scars from a deadly rampage in 2008. we're on the phone with mallika kapur. tell us what happened there? >> reporter: i am in an area called opera house, and this is where one of the explosions took place. i am standing here at this moment. it's normally a very, very crowded area in mumbai, and also the jewelry district, and it's popularly known as the diamond district. it's made up as narrow lanes and alley ways, and usually very, very crowded. especially at rush hour. and at the scene right now, there are lots of police personnel over here, and lots of journalis journalists, and curious on lookers. the police are trying to clear the area and get everybody away. we have seen shattered glass on the ground. and the police have covered some cars at the moment, an
this... medicare guide and customized rate quote. bill: breaking news by way of mumbai, india, formerly bombay. two explosions heard a short time ago. this is the town that was racked by the terrorist attack a few years back when the taj mahal hotel was attacked by terrorists that were later traced to pakistan. so many killed that day inside that hotel. two loud explosions moment ago in mumbai. we are looking for information on where this happened if there are any villag -- if there are . alisyn: news corp, the parent company of fox news has withdrawn its bid to take over the u.k.'s largest pay tv broadcasters. amy kellogg is live in london. what many the latest, amy? >> news corp has dropped its bid to buy the remaining shares. that doesn't mean news corp won't revisit the plan down the road. news corp issuing a statement saying it believes the aquestion sick by news corporation would have been beneficial to both companies. but it's becoming clear in the current climate it's too difficult to pursue this deal. now, this morning there was a lively debate in the parliament about this. the
to hospitals. we know in the last few minutes, india's highest security force, the nfg, which is the national security guard, that they have been deployed and they will be reaching the sites of the explosions as well. we have learned recently that improvised explosive devices were used in all three explos n explosio explosions. one of the explosions went off on a car, one on a motorbike, and a commander team is on their way at the moment. >> do we know who is responsible for these bombings? >> reporter: we do not. we absolutely do not know that at the moment, and the government is being very careful at the moment not to say too much. they have not even declared these terrorists attacks as of now. they have jumped on it, we have seen flashes across all the local channels that someone strikes mumbai once again. we have to repeat and make clear that the government has not categorized this as a terrorist attack yet. at the moment, nobody is speculating about who might be behind these attacks. it's still too early, and at the moment they're just focusing on getting people to hospitals, getting pe
you. >>> explosions leave at least 20 dead in mumbai, india. we will have the details right after this. >>> time right now, about half past the hour. let's check out some of the news and other headlines that you may have missed. disaster in mumbai today. at least 20 people were killed and more than 100 others hurt in a series of blasts in india's financial capital. new delhi has been placed on high alert. we just got a statement in from president obama here. i want to read it to you. it says in part i strongly condemn the outrageous attacks in mumbai and my thoughts and prayers are with the wounded and those that lost loved ones. india is a close friend, the president says, and partner of the united states. >>> media mogul, rupert murdoch troubles spread to overseas. eric holder is investigating whether news employees were wrong. >>> and then forcing loughner to take drugs would violate drugs because he has not been convicted of a crime. he has been held in a mental hospital after an earlier court ruling found him incompetent to stand trial. >>> remember when the metrodome collapsed un
an idea of the kind of treasure lying under the temple in southern india. look at the gold, diamond incrusted trinkets. >> nobody thought to look before. who gets it? >> it will be very controversial. does it go to the state? you are looking at fascinating, and under the ground is all the gold because indians have been intrigued by gold for many, many years. it's the commodity of choice. like 600 tons of gold is imported in india right there, and ironic under the temple is all this treasure. who knows what other treasure lies under indian temples. >> one man was complaining? >> one man complained about the authorities, and that triggered the search. in about the 1930s, there was a search and apparently snakes underground detoured them from looking further. but how the treasure was unmassed? what it royalty over the years? was it people paying haumage to the gods. right now it's being heavy guarded by the state. i was thinking, imagine being somebody who had gone in the temple and being part of the temple and never thought to look. >> yeah, and it's right there in front of you. i hav
dropping his bid to purchase the satellite tv giant in great britain. >>> india's minister confirms the use of deadly sodium nitrate in the blast. the explosions killed at least 7 people and wounded more than 100. it's too early to know who's behind the bombings. it's the worst terror attack in the city since the siege by a pakistani terror group in 2008 that killed 166 people. pakistan condemned yesterday's violence, and representatives from both countries are expected to meet later this month. secretary of state hillary clinton also condemned the bombings and said that she will go ahead with plans to visit india next week. >>> sarah palin is now giving a rough time frame on whether or not she will join the 2012 race. the former alaska governor telling fox news last night she will announce her intentions in late august or early september. this comes after her comments in the latest issue of "newsweek" where she said, quote, "i could win." in a cryptic statement last night, the former vice presidential candidate said she's still thinking. >> you know, i did say in that article that i believ
with no fishy smell or aftertaste. try megared today. >>> in india, inspectors unearthing billions of dollars in hidden treasures have to stop their search due to a supreme court order. five vaults of precious stone to gold have already been opened. they were discovered last week in a centuries old hindu temple. india's supreme court stopped the inspection of the final vault citing security reasons. a lawyer also says an inventory and appraisal must be done. >>> the duke and duchess of cam ridge are wrapping up their first official visit to the u.s. this hour they're attending a jobs fair that is geared toward helping veterans transition back into civilian life. our max foster is at sony studios in culver city. you've been following the royals through their entire visit of sunny california. you must be exhausted, too. >> i pretty much am. i haven't made all the stops that they have. this is their last day. i'm sure they're looking forward now to going back to the uk and hiding in that cottage in north wales. they're going to pack one of these boxes. these get sent to children whose parents ha
most at risk are the arab world, subsaharan africa, and subcontinental india. what are the challenges in each of these regions in particular? why are we highlighting these? >> well, india, if you look at the indian subcontinent, the population is 1.4 billion, same as china, which includes bangladesh and pakistan of it. it's a lot of people in a small area, but they're running out of water, particularly in india. they're overpumping their aquefers, their wells are running dry. and they're projected to grow by 1 million people in the years ahead. subsaharan africa has morelan l, but its population is growing very fast, and it doesn't have the resources to develop the productivity of the land fully. so that's the problem there. and the hunger and malnutrition in the world is concentrated in the indian subcontinent and subsaharan africa. >> do you think the rest of the world -- there's been a big call from the u.n. to say, we need to help these people. is there help available in the rest of the world with the economy teetering the way it is? a lot of countries saying we'd like to help. bu
are very concerned about two things. they feel a threat from india. they're worried about the indians having influence in afghanistan. there are some elements within pakistan that use these insurgents in afghanistan as sort of a check on india's power there. they don't like this idea of this rival india having influence on the other side of the border. the other thing they worry about is going into the tribal regions, by doing so they kick up a hornet's nest and then those people start to make attacks in places where people really care. you can liken to a very rural part in alaska, there would be a difference between something happening there and something happening in the heart of times square manhattan. that's sort of the pakistani perspective on that, wolf. >> a juror in the casey anthony breaking her silence about the verdict and the threat shs he's getting from it. and president obama's re-election campaigns in a record breaking pile of cash. we're following the money. there's bugs, leaves, lint, crud. you'll be breathing that. i do believe it's part of a locust. make sure your a
, a terrifying scene in india. an entire family swept away in a flash flood sent kareening over a waterfall. details coming up. build a new app for the sales team in beijing. and convince the c.e.o. his email will find him... wherever he is. i need to see my family while they're still awake. [ male announcer ] with global services from dell, jim can address his company's i.t. needs through custom built applications, cloud solutions and ongoing support in over 100 countries. so his company sees results. and jim sees his family. dell. the power to do more. >>> raw politics and a possible game change ir. over the weekend, texas governor rick perry told the "demoine register" he felt quote/unquote called to run for president. he said he makes no apologies about his father but trying to downplay the notion he feels called by god to run. that said, many think he could be a god send to a republican party in search of a fresh contender. we have eric erikkson, the editor of the newspaper there. eric, he says he's not making it official but i'm told by someone close to him, but when you tell the demo
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will be filed against the driver. at it in a construction site in india. our top story around the world in 80 seconds. . >> india, rescuers pulling people out of the rubble after the building under construction collapsed. three people dead, 15 injured. officials say some people may still be trapped. no word what caused the accident. >> indonesia, this time, it was powerful enough to force the villagers to run from a central region. after being dorment for years, the volcano came back to life the past week, and one woman trying to flee from the uption,he latest blast more than a thousand feet into the air. everyone being urged to evacuate. >> israel. >> a former getting very creative with his crop. the man's crossing several breeds of watermelon to alter the fruit. he he says the melon tastes the same with and hit markets with supermarkets showing interest. china, nba star kobe bryant greeting hundreds of fans and taking a few shots on the court before answering questions during a packed news conference. the l.a. makers guard not ruling out, he says, a season overseas, if the nba lockout conti
herself in competition with those nations known ironically as the brick countries, brazil, russia, india and china. india and china have both ranked the top 40 most improved countries in easing the regulatory burden they impose. >> they embarked on a program of deregulation but they still have a lot left. i suspect they will continue to be a deregulatory track. it's not that the sut gets terrible grades but we need to do better. >> in 2010 world bank's doing business survey which ranks 183 economies in terms of regulatory burden found singapore to be the friendly of the, nold by hong kong and united kingdom and united states. this ranking appraised decline that placed third in 2009 and saw america buck ago worldwide trend. >> it has seen 85% of the world's economys to take steps to make it easier for local entrepreneurs to operate. last year, 61 countries fared better than the u.s. >> regulatory burden that the united states government imposes on the business class, where do we fall in the rankings of the industrialized states. >> ten years ago america would be the place to grow a busine
with new hotel bid alerts, from priceline. >>> welcome backing to "american morning." all enemies of india possible suspect this morning after three bomb blasts rocked the country's largest city during rush hour yesterday. 18 people were killed. that's down from 21. and now yesterday, 131 are wounded. officials say these attacks were coordinated by terrorists. but there have been no arrests. india is denying that they were -- missed any warning signs. >> the fact the blasts took place within minutes of each other, separated by eight to ten minutes, shows that it was a coordinated terror attack. >> today's attack is the first in mumbai since the 2008 terror siege that left 164 people dead. >>> to a cnn exclusive. a cnn crew caught in the cross fire in libya. they p ended up in the middle of a battle for a town the rebels lost and then retook in a five-hour fire fight and are lucky they made it out thereof. take a look. >> you guys! wait! [ bleep ]. >> get in there! [ bleep ]. >> wait! wait! >> get in! >> wait! >> i'm in. >> okay. calm down. [ bleep ]. >> we are leaving this area. there's gu
. we live in a worldwide economy. the competition is no longer down the block. it's china, india and places like that. just listening to the discussion this morning, listening to the different points of view, you expand the different points of view, put them in a polarized poisonous, toxic atmosphere, congress, and it's governing. we can't govern ourselves. is this country ungovernable? it's the question in our minds and the minds of a lot of young people. where are we going as a nation. they go to washington and behave like clowns. that's a huge, huge problem. >> mike's point is spot on. even pat is saying we have a different philosophy on governing. when obama was elected he made promises. after that, he said he would close guantanamo bay. then he saw the information. after the elections, democrats said we would not extend the bush tax cuts, we did it. with larger deal around don't ask don't tell. i think it's important for politicians and those elected to want to govern and be bigger than the moment. remember, peter asked the most important question at the beginning, the real
to ben live from libya later. >>> india police say it is going to take more to pinpoint who is behind the triple bomb blast in mumbai. it killed 18 people. no intelligence is pointing to anything imminent. for now the minister says anything hostile to india is suspect. >>> don't give it another shot. today, the president, congressional leaders have been going back and forth on a debt ceiling increase for about a week now. the deadline is august 2nd. otherwise the u.s. may not be able to pay its bills. so far, little to show but ex as sper rags. eric cantor and then walked out of the talks. we're going to talk to the policy as well as the personality clash in a moment. >>> well, americans have a personal credit score and governments have a debt rating. moodys, one of three debt rating agencies is reviewing the u.s. rating for a possible downgrade. governments with lower ratings, just like people with lower credit scores, pay higher interest rates. >>> a section of a suspension bridge collapses in china. and a tour bus goes down with it. chinese news agencies say one person was killed.
in india. a huge story there. in spain shall the injuries are filing up on this day four of the running of the bulls. as we go around the world in 80 seconds. india, an express train derailed, killing at least 31 people and injuring more than 100 others. rescue workers dragging victims from the wreckage. officials say caused the crash, yet it be determined. colombia, a series of attacks by the revolutionary armed forces of colombia and also known as bars, killing one police officer and injuring 11 others and hitting two southeastern cities with bombs and opening fire on one small town. president santos saying the attacks, quote, show the cruelty and desperation. china, rescue crews saving two workers from a collapsed coal mine in a southern region. the workers brought to the surface using a mining car after being buried 100 feet underground and media reporting ma reporting others have died. the day four of the palm lone -- pm palm plona running of the bulls. this was clocked in two and a half minutes and the renowned festival dates back to the 13th century. that's a wrap on this fox tri
with those nations known as the brick countries, brazil, russia, india and china. last two have over the last five years both ranked among the top 40 most improved countries in terms of easing the regulatory practices on businesses. >> i suspect they will continue to be on deregulatory track. it's not the u.s. gets terrible grades on this. we need to do better. >> in 2010 and for the fifth consecutive year the world bank doing business survey which ranks 183 economies in terms of their regulatory burden found singapore to be the world's friendliest environment. the u.s. is in fifth place, they were third in 2009 and saw america buck ago worldwide trend. >> that trend has seen 85% of the world's economies over the last five years to take step stoems make it easier for local entrepreneurs to operate. 61 countries fared better than the u.s. in the tax burden on business owners. >> where do we fall in the rankings of industrialized states? >> ten years ago, america was plates to grow a business. it's not true anymore today. i think americans are better than most european countries, it is still ea
in india and attacked six people. according to reports, people were forced to climb on roof tops as officers chased the animal. the leopard was shot and killed after several attempts to tranquilize it. unbelievable picture there. and american airlines announcing a plan today to replace its fleet with hundreds of newly leased planes from boeing and air bus. its parent company, amr corp says it's ordered 460 single-aisle jets from from the manufacturers. >> rupert murdoch's wife is under atta the focus after a shaving cream attack. and we're going to tell you about changes that are in the works for body scanners right now. in cyber attacks. in financial transactions... in cyber attacks. on devices... in social interactions... and applications in the cloud. some companies are worried. some, not so much. thanks to a network that secures it all and knows what to keep in, and what to keep out. outsmart the threats. see how at cisco.com cisco. oh, we call it the bundler. let's say you need home and auto insurance. you give us your information once, online... [ whirring and beeping ] [ d
. they face up to five years in prison if convicted. pakistan and india have disputed the status of kashmir for decades. >>> israel has stopped another ship trying to break its blockade of gaza. the navy seized the ship, part of a larger flotilla leaving from greece. israel says any supplies onboard will be transferred legally to gaza. israel insists on controlling access to gaza because it says otherwise smugglers will try to ship weapons to militants. and a colorado air controller had a blood alcohol level exceeding the allowed limit. he reportedly works at a center that handles air traffic for several states. a family member said he was given the choice of resigning or entering rehab. no charges have been filed in that case. and 764 lucky couples get to tie the knot sunday in new york city. but first, they'll have to win a lottery that closes thursday. sunday is the first day for new york city's recently passed marriage equality law. demand on the city clerk is through the roof from both same and opposite sex couples. city officials expect to break the single day record for ceremonies on
: the death toll is rising in a weekend train de derailment in northern india, 67 are killed and 100 hurt, rescuers warn that many more could be trapped inside this twisted wreckage, as for the cause of the derailment reports indicate that the engineer may have pulled the emergency brake in order to save cattle on the track. india's massive railroad system,le plagued by accidents with many blamed on poor maintenance and human error. bill: coming this week in washington, watch these hearings, house lawmakers renewing focus on the health care law this week. specifically, a cost cutting panel that many charge republicans and some democrats alike that will ration care for millions of americans. dr. marc siegl is part of our fox news medical a team and good morning to you doctor. >> good morning, bill. >> in your book, the inner pulse, you write about this bit. what do you say? >> i say that medicine is an part and -- is an art and it's where the doctor listened to the patients 57bd figure the outs what's going on. doctors need to have arrows in our quiver to be able to treat the paint. the pr
like star tv in india and sky tire, sky deutscheland, bskyb. it's still relatively underpenetrated, a growth engine and a free cash flow machine. >> the price of news corp crashing the past two weeks, is it now cheap? are the shares now undervalued, given the scale of this crisis? >> yes, news corp has lost over $8 billion of value since the crisis erupted in the last few weeks. and we can account with the decline in bskyb share price, and even just saying they give away the uk newspapers which obviously wouldn't happen. they could sell it or spin it, but that's maybe $2 billion of the whole decline. so $6 billion is more emotional, more worry about the unknowns, but i think at some point when we get through this, as long as u.s. assets aren't touched and pulled down with the scandal. uk-contained, then this is an amazing entry point to news corp stock. >> let me bring in professor coffey here. professor coffey, huge anger on both sides of the atlantic to the murdochs personally. he has been a talisman figure in the media a long time. you don't get to be the most dominant media del
by the u.s. census bureau. using its international database, it projects india to be the most populace nation by the year 2050. take a look at this. they are expecting that india will have 1.6 billion people by 2050, that would make china number two, by the way. i'll show you what china is expected to look like. china would be number two, would be holding steady with about 1.3 billion people. where would the u.s. be? the united states, let me show you that, the united states would grow to about 423 million people by 2050. one of the biggest gains will be number four, this one i'm sure is going to surprise you, nigeria, likely to be the fourth most pew pew his country with 402 million people. look at ethiopia, caught my attention, will be, give that to you, will grow to about 278 million people. putting it into the top ten for the first time. now, those are gainers. let's look at losers. biggest loser, russia would drop from number nine right now to number 16, declining birth rates in that country, relatively low life expectancies to blame. it's just 62 years, by the way, life expectanc
every in india or somewhere else, they're going to do it. that's a fact. what we want in this country are the skilled jobs with education. >> you know, you just popped one of the huge issues in this country right now. it's people from places like india, china who come here for education, four, six years, master's degree and they can't stay here. >> we won't let them stay. that's immigration law. >> we agree. >> another issue the administration is wrangling with even more so than the money from corporations come back to america. the fact that large corporations are opening r & d facilities in brazil, china, india and are sending their people to manage them. we're not only not getting the money because of taxes but we're spend sending our best talent overseas. >> governor pataki, marimaria, t conversation. gene, thank you as well. we'll be right back with "morning joe." >>> i just completed a meeting with all the convict gregs ar l al leaders from both parties and i have to say that i thought it was a very constructive meeting. people were frank. we discussed the various options availa
is responsible for a deadly triple bombing in mumbai, india that killed 17 people. the simultaneous bombings in three separate neighborhoods described as a coordinated terror attack. 131 other people are hurt. 23 critically. investigators believe it may be revenge for police pressure on home grown terrorists. this morning, four people are dead after a homicide bomber attacked a memorial service for the half brother of afghanistan president hamid karzai. 15 others were hurt in this attack on a kandahar mosque. wally karzai was assassinated on tuesday. he was shot at close range, apparently by a confidant. the taliban has claimed responsibility for his murder. thousands paid their respects for an 8-year-old boy murdered in his brooklyn, new york, neighborhood. he went missing monday on his way home from camp. yesterday, his dismembered body was discovered in a local man's apartment. levi aaron has been arrested and charged with the boy's murder after he confessed to smothering them. the neighbors said they were suspicious of aaron belong before this incident. nbc finally issuing a formal apolo
, russia, india and china a term in our business and you'll see more demand. i don't think we'll have a huge problem in the short run, but in the long run we'll see prices go higher. and everyone needs to be prepared for that adjust their wallets accordingly. >> kelly: good to see you. i'll see you at the top of this and say it again, happy 4th of july, have a great weekend and spend some money, will you. >> take care, kelly. it's the top selling cancer drug in the entire world. why is the f.d.a. looking to pull the plug on avastin for breast cancer treatment? our medical expert explains the risks. we'll be right back. hese sweet hon cluy things have fiber? fiber one. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. uh, forgot jack's ceal. [ jack ] wt's for breakfast? uh, try the number one! i've never heard of that. [ wife ] it's great. it's a sweet honey cereal, you'll lovet. yeah, this is pretty good. are you guys alright? yeah. [ male announcer ] half aays worth of fer. not that anyone has to know. fiber beyond recognition. fiber one. >> there are mixed messages out there, especially th
, given now all these emerging countries, china, india, brazil and so on, all beginning to boom economically, it's the worst possible time for america to be in this position, isn't it? >> it is. the debt ceiling is the wrong point of controversy. to me, that's very obvious. this is not for future debt, debts we already owe. the truth is we are breaking in this country, the first rule of holes, when you're in a hole, you should stop digging. we haven't done that. we have a strushl budg-- struct budget deficit eating away at the core of our country, like a cancer continuing to grow. unless we stop that in a responsible way, forget this short term economic crisis we have, we will dig a hole so deep our children will never get out of it and undermine america's strength and leadership on the globe. if you think about it, the point at which americans became -- we became the dominant superpower in the country wasn't immediately after world war ii, many historians will point to the suez crisis where britain was involved in an action we told them not to be involved in and britain said, n
these no longer emerging country, china and india and brazil, and america's status as the sole superpower is in real peril, isn't it? >> it is. the world has changed a lot in that regard, and i think in some ways it feels like we're at that pivot of empire moment when the arc is a little downward. there's a sort of dislocation and apprehension about that that is one of the things being manifested in washington with all this bickering and all this gridlock. we have got to become more mature in washington certainly, and we've got to become more reasonable if we're going to get through this moment and have a country as strong on the far side of it as we had coming into it. >> i liked your column about the sort of lack of ambition when you see the space travel being dramatically reduced and that kind of dream ending. i think, when you and i were younger, you remember these amazing explorations into space, and they were fantastically ambitious and exciting, and they kind of motivated everybody. what worries me about what's going on now is everything's been cut back. the great aspiration that a
up the evidence of all of this. it went to india to persuade the company that ran the service there to delete stuff, which the company refused to do. more recently, news international has decided the only way to get through this thing is to get it all out there. i hope now that the evidence will all come out. whether it will definitively link rebecca brooks to something either she must have known about or she was utterly incompetent at her job, that's unknown and hard to answer. >> archie bland, walking us through the ongoing scandal in london. thanks so much. really appreciate it. >> no problem. >>> what does this mean for the man who has always stayed one step ahead when controversy swirled around his newsrooms? the crisis that is shaking rupert murdoch's empire to its core is coming up. >>> coming up -- rupert murdoch has never been afraid of risk in the name of profit, until now. what does it say about murdoch that he is willing to kill off a newspaper that was actually making money? $30 million in profit last year alone. a look at where the hacking scandal leaves murdoch
. hair divas, from india, women cut off. used to make high-end wigs and weaves. the hair can go to big buck on the black market. >>> 16 vegetarian customers sue for mistakenly serving them meat. the group ordered vegetable is a moes samosis and got meat samosis instead. the group is trying to recover the cost of the trip to india where they dipped themselves in the gaungese river to cleanse their souls because of eating the meat. >> if i were asitic i would say they're suing for the cost of their trip. >> let me say one thing, because i love -- you can tell with the first bite whether it's a vegetable or meat -- >> first bite, say, hold on, guys. >> this is not the -- because it's literally, huge chunks of ground up lamb. a little different than potatoes and peas. >> yeah. >>> coming up next on "american morning," interviewing for a job? be careful which post on facebook, we'll talk to the head the company that does social media background checks for prospective employees. >> fascinating. friends posts pictures of you doing tequila shots? they see that, too. >>> and 35 minutes past the
right, david. thank you very much. crews in india are scrambling through wreckage at this hour, desperately searching for survivors of a deadly train crash. more than 100 people were hurt and at least 31 killed when this express train derailed near the city of luknow. the death toll has been rising all morning long. the train was heading to new delhi from calcutta when officials say 12 cars skidded off the tracks. ♪ ♪ >> shannon: much of the debate over reigning in the debt and deficit center is on reforming entitlement program like medicare. our next guest, republican congressman frank ginta is taking heat over how he thinks medicare should be handleed, a member of the house budget committee and joins us live. thank you for your time today. >> my pleasure to be with you, shannon. >> shannon: let's talk about the fact that the plan we saw come out from congressman paul ryan and the house budget committee talks about making significant changes to medicare. of course, the bottom line plan is to try to save it. democrats don't see it that way. you have taken some heat for supp
the united states for abandoning pakistan in the latest 1980s and switching sides for india. he said the u.s. is insensitive to pakistan's concerns. >> the violation of our sovereignty and the dren attacks causing collateral damage of women and children and also towards the nuclear capability. >> he visits on a regular basis. a former beginning woman said the jure is still out on whether mushareef can reclaim pakistan's presidency. >> he will have to explain a lot more about what he did and what he didn't do in order to persuade his country. >> cnn, the state department. >> the former president of pakistan, president mushareef. thanks very much for coming in. >> you're welcome. >> i am worried that al qaeda under the new leader is plotting something spectacular to get revenge against the united states for killing bin laden around the time of the tenth anniversary of september 11. how worried should i be and all of our viewers be right now? >> i think they should be worried. al qaeda definitely has threatened action in pakistan or in the united states also. everyone must keep their guards u
. and in india, an owl that was rescued. >>> hidden in plain sight, mexico has stumbled on to what may be the largest marijuana plantation in the country's history. it stretches for more than 300 acres. rafael romo reports. >> reporter: the massive extension of the illegal crops can only seen from the air. field after field of marijuana grown between toe mamato talks. the mexican army says this is the biggest marijuana plantation ever found in the country.stalk. the mexican army says this is the biggest marijuana plantation ever found in the country. >> translator: once it's processed, the field will be destroyed by the method of incineration. >> reporter: the illegal field was found in mexico's baja peninsula. 450 miles south of tee with an that. it stands 300 acres. mexican officials say it's 168 times larger than the soccer field that mexico city's stadium. >> translator: it's very important to point out that with this finding, we have stopped the harvest of 120 metric tons of marijuana that would have produced 60 million doses. this considerably affects the financial structure of d
. that will take secretary clinton to greece, then to india, indonesia, and china over the next 12 days. >>> the president is pushing the pause button on the debt debate. just 19 days remain until the u.s. hits the debt ceiling and triggers at least a partial default. president obama scheduled the address -- is scheduled to address the nation at 11:00 a.m. eastern and we'll cover that live. >> no negotiations planned today after five meetings in five days leaders have been told to talk to their colleagues and figure out how to move the process forward. the president is prepared to reconvene the debt talks on saturday. >>> while nobody is sounding very optimistic about a deal, there is a possible compromise in the works. >> the senate's two top leaders, democrat harry reid and republican mitch mcconnell are working on a fallback plan, the compromised deal that would give the president enhanced authority to raise the debt limit with procedures attached that could lead to spending cuts. >> we don't have it worked out yet, but it's something that we're looking to. hopefully we can come up w
by foreign employees? it's not just manufacturing either. your taxes might be done in india next to the office of the radiologist who reads your x-ray, and you never know. and from texas, treasury secretary geithner is hardly credible. none of his policies worked in the past. why would i believe him now? fur want to read more on this, go to my blog, c cnn.com/caffertyfile. >> jack, thank you. >>> you're in "the situation room." happening right now. one former british prime minister among the alleged targets in britain's exploding hacking scandal. we're going into it with a former prime minister, tony blair. how easy is it to hack a cell phone? and a rampage inside the syrian compound, and added pressure and the change of tone from president obama saying he's ready to cut a deal with the republicans on raising the debt limit as the clock ticks towards a possible u.s. default. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. breaking news, political headlines, all straight ahead. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." the hacking scandal that kil
on the middle class. they want to invest in an innovation economy, a clean energy economy while china and india and brazil and japan all ink up for a clean energy know global sweepstakes. we can't afford to disinvest and defund. we need to have tax fairness so that millionaires and billionaires that did not provide a trickle down to the economy when we lost 8.2 million jobs needed to pay a fair share. >> shannon: when you refer to millionaires and billionaires, talking about people a dual income family making $250,000 or north of that. do you classify those people as millionaires and billionaires. >> i throw that out there as a general statement. we need to do the arithmetic so we are doing the most effective thing. it is important to make certain that billionaires and those in the most upper income strata are investing in this economy because i think we need to invest our way through it. it can't all be done by an assault on the middle class by cutting domestic programs and investments important to working families. >> shannon: you talked about the belt tightening. that is something that both
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